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Division basketball tourneys underway

/ Division basketball tournaments tip off this week atgymnasiums across the Magnolia State. The long season will come toan abrupt halt for most teams while the division champions andrunners-up advance to next week’s regionals.

/ In Division 6-2A, the Hinds AHS boys and girls are No. 1 seedsin the tournament at Hinds AHS in Utica which started Tuesday. TheLoyd Star girls and St. Andrew’s boys are seeded second.

/ In Division 6-3A, the Franklin County boys (14-12, 4-2) andthe Hazlehurst girls are seeded No. 1 in the tournament at AmiteCounty in Liberty which begins Tuesday. Both teams see their firstaction Thursday in the semifinals.

/ In Division 6-4A, the Brookhaven girls and Lawrence Countyboys are seeded No. 1 at Terry and the tournament tipped offTuesday. The Lady Panthers (19-9, 4-1) play the winner of theMcComb-South Pike game Thursday at 4. The Cougars, top seeds in theboys bracket, play the winner of Tuesday’s Brookhaven-South Pikegame at 5:30 Thursday.

/ The Brookhaven boys and McComb girls are defending tournamentchampions.

/ In Division 7-1A, the Bogue Chitto girls and Dexter boys areseeded No. 1 in the tournament at Tylertown’s gymnasium whichstarts today. It is being hosted by Dexter but was moved toTylertown due to Dexter’s inadequate facilities.

WEDNESDAY’S GAMES

/ 4:30, Boys, No. 4 Jefferson County vs. No. 5 North Pike

/ 6:00, Girls, No. 2 Jefferson County vs. No. 7 FranklinCounty

/ 7:30, Boys, No. 3 Amite County vs. No. 6 Port Gibson

THURSDAY’S GAMES

/ 4:00, Girls, North Pike-Amite County winner vs. JeffersonCounty

Franklin County winner

/ 5:30, Boys, No. 1 Franklin County vs. Jefferson County-NorthPike winner

/ 7:00, Girls, No. 1 Hazlehurst vs. Wilkinson County-Port Gibsonwinner

/ 8:30, Boys, Hazlehurst-Wilkinson County winner vs. AmiteCounty-Port Gibson winner.

FRIDAY’S GAMES

/6:00, Girls championship

/ 7:30, Boys championship

Division 6-4A Tournament at Terry

TUESDAY’S GAMES

/ 4 p.m., Girls, No. 4 McComb vs. No. 5 South Pike

/ 5:30, Boys, No. 4 Brookhaven vs. No. 5 South Pike

/ 7:00, Girls, No. 3 Terry vs. No. 6 Lawrence County

/ 8:30, Boys, No. 3 Crystal Springs vs. No. 6 Terry

THURSDAY’S GAMES

/ 4 p.m., Girls, No. 1 Brookhaven vs. McComb-South Pikewinner

/ 5:30, Boys, No. 1 Lawrence County vs. Brookhaven-South Pikewinner

/ 7, Girls, No. 2 Crystal Springs vs. Terry-Lawrence Countywinner

/ 8:30, Boys, No. 2 McComb vs. Terry-Crystal Springs winner

FRIDAY’S GAMES

/ 6 p.m., Girls championship

/ 7:30, Boys championship

/Division 7-1A Tournament at Tylertown

MONDAY’S GAMES

/ 5:00 p.m., Boys, No. 2 West Lincoln vs. No. 7 Salem

/ 6:30, Girls, No. 7 Salem vs. No. 2 Dexter

/ 8:00, Boys, No. 4 Enterprise vs. No. 5 Bogue Chitto

TUESDAY’S GAMES

/ 5:00 p.m., Girls, No. 3 Enterprise vs. No. 6 St. Joseph

/ 6:30, Boys, No. 3 St. Joseph vs. No. 6. St. Aloysius

/ 8:00, Girls, No. 4 West Lincoln vs. No. 5 St. Aloysius

THURSDAY’S GAMES

/ 4:00 p.m., Girls, No. 1 Bogue Chitto vs. West Lincoln-St.Aloysius winner

/ 5:30, Boys, Salem-West Lincoln winner vs. St. Joseph-ST.Aloysius winner

/ 7:00, Girls, Salem-Dexter winner vs. Enterprise-St. Josephwinner

/ 8:30, Boys, No. 1 Dexter vs. Enterprise-Bogue Chittowinner

FRIDAY’S GAMES

/ 6:00, Girls championship

/ 7:30, Boys championship

/Division 6-2A Tournament at Hinds AHS

TUESDAY NIGHT’S GAMES

/ 4:00 – Girls, No. 3 Wesson vs. No. 6 Richland

/ 5:30 – Boys, No. 3 Loyd Star vs. No. 6 Natchez Cathedral

/ 7:00 – Girls, No. 4 Natchez Cathedral vs. No. 5 St.Andrews

/ 8:30 -Boys, No. 4 Wesson vs. No. 5 Richland

WEDNESDAY NIGHT’S GAMES

/ 4:00 – Girls, No. 2 Loyd Star vs. Wesson-Richland winner

/ 5:30 – Boys, No. 2 St. Andrews vs. Loyd Star-Cathedralwinner

/ 7:00 – Girls, No. 1 Hinds AHS vs. Cathedral-St. Andrewswinner

/ 8:30 – Boys, No. 1 Hinds AHS vs. Wesson-Richland winner

FRIDAY NIGHT’S GAMES

/ 6:00 – Girls Championship

/ 7:30 – Boys Championship